Posted on Dec 18, 2015 by crandle

Extraordinary Meeting connects Snowden, Ellsberg, and Indian author Arundhati Roy

An extraordinary meeting brought together Edward Snowden, Daniel Ellsberg, Indian author Arundhati Roy, and actor John Cusack in Moscow.

Read an account of the meeting here.

Posted on Dec 02, 2015 by max

Obama Worse Than Nixon?: Pentagon Papers Attorney Decries AP Phone Probe

An article and interview on Democracy Now features an unfavorable comparison of Obama with no less a historical figure than Richard Nixon. Click through to get the perspective of James Goodale, the general counsel at The New York Times during the Pentagon Papers crackdown, comparing recent privacy intrusions with the actions of Nixon.

For details, see here.

Posted on Nov 06, 2015 by crandle

Edward Snowden was inspired to act by this film! Maybe Dan Ellsberg is right, courage is contagious!

Dan Ellsberg may have been proven right when he said, “Courage is Contagious.”

According to The Dissenter, “Ellsberg said that Snowden had communicated to him that he had viewed the documentary, The Most Dangerous Man in America, which tells the story of how Ellsberg came to release the Pentagon Papers in 1971 and how President Richard Nixon tried to destroy him. Snowden apparently indicated to Ellsberg that viewing this film hardened his resolve to release NSA documents to the public.”

Read the full article here.

Posted on May 28, 2015 by crandle

Watch the new film by Judith Ehrlich on silencing of CIA whistleblower

The latest film from Judith Ehrlich focuses on the treatment of CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling who was recently sentenced to 42 months in prison on charges of espionage. He was convicted of leaking to NY Times reporter James Risen details of a botched CIA Operation aimed at interrupting Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Sterling denies the charges. For the first time hear his side of the story here.

Watch the full 12 minute documentary at Democracy Now here or via Expose Facts here.

Posted on May 28, 2015 by crandle

Chalkupy stands up for truth in LA with huge image of Ellsberg

Join Chalkupy in Los Angeles on June 6 for an action highlighting “Stand up for Truth” week.


For details, see here.

Posted on Jul 19, 2014 by crandle

Snowden conversation with Ellsberg at HOPEX conference opens with praise for this film

The Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE X) event which took place in New York City on July 18, 19, and 20, 2014 will feature Daniel Ellsberg giving a keynote presentation as well as a conversation with Edward Snowden in which Snowden praised “The Most Dangerous Man” film as an inspiration to take his historic whistle blowing action.

Click here for more details.


Posted on Jul 14, 2014 by crandle

DC bus stop billboards encourage whistle blowing with flashy Ellsberg campaign!

A new advertising campaign around Washington, D. C. created by Expose Facts features provocative commentary from Daniel Ellsberg that encourages would-be whistleblowers to “tell the truth with documents that reveal lies or crimes” before a new war starts.

Read the full article here.


Posted on May 09, 2014 by crandle

Amy Goodman of “Democracy Now” shares personal story about “Most Dangerous Man”

Click through to see a video of “Democracy Now” host, Amy Goodman, discussing her mother’s lifelong interest in social justice and “The Most Dangerous Man” film.

Posted on Apr 07, 2014 by crandle

PBS’s POV, New York Times Digital Documentary Pact Follows “Most Dangerous Man” Collaboration

POV, the long-running PBS documentary series, and The New York Times Co. have formed a partnership to present a series of online-only documentaries.

POV and the New York Times first collaborated on a forum filmed at the NY times auditorium and broadcast on POV in 2011 with “The Most Dangerous Man in America…”

Read more here.

Posted on Feb 13, 2014 by crandle

“Snowden Was Justified.” Get the Facts and You’ll Likely Agree.

A New York audience devoted nearly two hours yesterday evening to a riveting Intelligence Squared debate about Edward Snowden and the surveillance regime that his disclosures revealed.

Click through to find out what the audience thought before and after hearing the facts from Daniel Ellsberg and others.